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The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool $10,000

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool $10,000 0001
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  • New Jersey's "mouse" ships the WSOP.com/888poker NJ Sunday $30,000 Guarantee for $8,142.

  • "Gustavo" wins big! Ships the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee for a cool $10,000.

  • The #NJBriefing: See this week's big online poker tournament winners from the Garden State.

New Jersey's "Gustavo" was this week's biggest winner in the Garden State, banking an even $10,000 after outlasting a field of 237 players in the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee. The runner-up in this tournament was "ratboy33", cashing for $6,585.

Some notable players on the final table in this event included Jason "Riverman" Lawhun, finishing in fourth place for $4,000, and Daniel "mj23style" Sewnig, finishing in sixth place for $2,850.

In the WSOP.com/888poker NJ Sunday $30,000 Guarantee, it was "mouse" grabbing the top prize of $8,142 for finishing on top of the 174-player field. "JBAdonkfest" earned a nice prize of $4,749 for finishing in second place, while "RLMmachine" banked $2,714 for finishing in third.

Meanwhile, The Big Sunday on 888poker NJ came close to meeting its guarantee for the second time in as many weeks with 50 players. In that event, New Jersey's BIG_MONEY won $3,200 after beating Frank "TreadLightly" Saraf in heads-up play.

In other news, New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak recently announced his plans for a run for governor in 2017. Lesniak, a supporter of regulated online gaming, has made it known he will fight against Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson and his effort to shut down Internet gambling at the federal level.

Here's a full look at the New Jersey weekend results on partypoker NJ, BorgataPoker.com, WSOP.com NJ, and 888poker NJ:


The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 101

Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Aug. 894$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1RichOMac36$2,250
2rajagopalan3$1,545
3Google_Man$1,220
4laumserg$1,010
5nicemcdice$870
6SLOWROLLED$740
7Sean "wishihadsomeluk" Martin$610
8Addy "suicidequ33n" Litfin$490
9Lobstur$380

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 102

Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Aug. 9140$12,740
PlacePlayerPrize
1Ryan "AcPoker0271" Lee$2,752
2CumToDaddy$1,873
3SketchMcNasty$1,408
4Sean "wishihADSOMELuk" Martin$1,162
5Miklan300$994
6MistaMenza$852
7Anthony "Thatgood45" Pagan$710
8Imsayin1$581
9spiderman888$452

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 103

$50,000 Guarantee

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Aug. 9237$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Gustavo$10,000
2ratboy33$6,585
3pinkyup$4,750
4Jason "Riverman" Lawhun$4,000
5CumToDaddy$3,350
6Daniel "mj23style" Sewnig$2,850
7NeverNude83$2,350
8VitoAnthony$1,850
9azart1$1,350

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 104

$10,000 GTD Nightly [R&A]

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$27.50+2.50Aug. 8154$12,066
PlacePlayerPrize
1bigd03$3,258
2GrtlVInD$1,900
3Den64__$1,086
4Dogzilla2098$845
5gtanju$724
6airborne$603
78OchoCougar8$459
8DeadWrong$290
9The_Snuggler$205

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 105

$30,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Aug. 9163$30,155
PlacePlayerPrize
1mouse$8,142
2JBAdonkfest$4,749
3RLMmachine$2,714
4Anthony "l0lflawless" Maio$2,111
5Themadhatter$1,809
6greatgrandma$1,508
7John "CHEFJOHNLAGO" Lagomarsino$1,146
8hennyhen$724
9Sean "sisco" Sisco$513

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 106

$10,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Aug. 9119$10,829
PlacePlayerPrize
1liquidTLO$3,032
2jomaci$1,754
3DCOOP$1,007
4youdontknow$791
5Jesse "NoXcape" Elliot$682
6SizeLarge$574
7Jake "schaf4206" Schafer$455
8David "phatdaddy" Cheng$303
9John "hop0019" Hopkings$227

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Gustavo" Wins a Cool ,000 107

The Big Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Aug. 950$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1BIG_MONEY$3,200
2Frank "TreadLightly" Saraf$1,800
3courage$1,250
4Onbadwis$1,050
5AvadaKedavra$830
6Sean "im_that_guy" Sisco$730
7Steven "confirmedbot" Madara$620
8squeeftime88$520

If you play regulated online poker tournaments in New Jersey and would like your real name appearing in future articles, please contact this editor at jason.glatzer@pokernews.com.

*Special thanks to PocketFives.com for some of the data in this article.

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